Seeing how much you liked our "Sea Bunny" and "Sea Sheep" post, we decided to dive deeper to see what else is hidden beneath the sea. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the ocean is full cute slugs!

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Most of these “slugs” are actually snails that have lost their shells and gained new characteristics through evolution. For example, sacoglossans are sometimes called “solar-powered sea slugs” because they use chloroplasts from the algae they eat in their own tissue.

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#1 Sea Sheep (Costasiella Kuroshimae)

Sea Sheep (Costasiella Kuroshimae)

Jim Lynn Report

Kat 1 year ago

It's so cute..looks like a cow or sheep with a bad perm and hair color!! Lol

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#2 Blue Angel (Glaucus Atlanticus)

Blue Angel (Glaucus Atlanticus)

Blue Angel (Glaucus Atlanticus)

Paul Hypnos Report

PaulinaTomaszewska 1 year ago

Dratini ;)

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#3 Phyllodesmium Poindimiei

Phyllodesmium Poindimiei

Ken Thongpila Report

Kat 1 year ago

Wow! It's gorgeous!! So psychedelic!! This would make a cool black light poster!!

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#4 Cadlinella Ornatissima

Cadlinella Ornatissima

Jim Chen Report

#5 Dirona Albolineata

Dirona Albolineata

Jeff Goddard Report

Kat 1 year ago

So ghostly and mystical looking!!

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#6 Janolus Fuscus

Janolus Fuscus

Daniel Hershman Report

Kat 1 year ago

I can't believe how beautiful all these little sea creatures are! We take for granted how amazing our Planet is! And we don't seem to have a problem destroying all the wonderful and amazing things God has giving us...

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#7 Hypselodoris Kanga

Hypselodoris Kanga

Doug Anderson Report

TinadeRonde 1 year ago

Wow, this one looks alien!

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#8 Cyerce Nigricans

Cyerce Nigricans

Allen Lee Report

ErinAlyse 1 year ago

Looks like a cluster of butterflies!

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#9 Sea Bunny (Acanthodoris Pilosa)

Sea Bunny (Acanthodoris Pilosa)

Jim Anderson Report

Kat 1 year ago

Awwwww! What a cutie pie!!

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#10 Leaf Slug (Elysia Chlorotica)

Leaf Slug (Elysia Chlorotica) Report

HalfeyHalphstein 1 year ago

This sea slug is capable of producing its own food from photosynthesis. The green pigment inside its body is really chlorophyll, the same pigment found in green plants used to absorb the light energy for photosynthesis. However this sea slug did not make the chlorophyll itself, instead it was obtained from the algae they consumed at earlier stage of their life.

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#11 Lettuce Sea Slug (Elysia Crispata)

Lettuce Sea Slug (Elysia Crispata)

Ashley Hauck Report

AshleyHauck 1 year ago

Thanks for picking up my photo of E. crispata! Here's an excerpt from my blog about it: Lettuce Sea Slug With a name like E. crispata and an appearance like curly salad greens, the Lettuce Sea Slug could almost find itself at home in your crisper drawer. It looks like a nudibranch, and those who know me know I love nudibranchs, but it isn't. It's not even closely related to nudibranchs. It belongs to a different category of slug entirely, known as "sap-sucking slugs," named for its propensity for slurping the juicy bits out of the algae it eats. It even retains chloroplasts in its tissues that provide it with sugars. AND it's frilly. Sweet. - See more at:

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#12 Flabellina Iodinea

Flabellina Iodinea Report

Denise Liebmann 2 months ago

I would love to see this one in motion....but that is true of all these beauties.

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#13 Janolus Barbarensis

Janolus Barbarensis

Tory Kallman Report

KevinGarry 1 year ago

This is a Janolus fuscus and NOT a J. barbarensis, which are tipped with orange and blue.

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#14 Chromodoris Alius

Chromodoris Alius

Eugene Lim Report

BernadetteYeo 1 year ago

looks like a sting ray with horns

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#15 Hypselodoris Apolegma

Hypselodoris Apolegma

Klaus Stiefel Report

AdamOstarly 1 year ago

Super saiyan slug

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